Category Archives: California

Nature’s gravers at play. Cracked mud in the Mojave Desert of California and Nevada.           A note on crack formation: …When two growing cracks meet, one or both may stop. If a growing crack encounters a preexisting crack, it stops, but it may curve just a bit before the encounter. The […]

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Vespertine pleasures. Scattered across the vast terrain of Death Valley National Park in California are several fields of sand dunes. The Ibex Dunes in the park’s southeast corner are set against the backdrop of the picturesque Saddle Peak Hills. This rather remote address sees relatively few visitors.          

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